What is a PE?
PE licensure is the engineering profession’s highest standard of competence, a symbol of achievement and assurance of quality.

Why get licensed?
Licensure is the mark of a professional. It’s a standard recognized by employers and their clients, by governments, and by the public as an assurance of dedication, skill, and quality.

How to get licensed?
Though the specific requirements for licensure can differ from state to state, licensure candidates follow the same basic steps throughout the U.S. and its territories.

PE Licensure FAQs

FE & PE Exam Prep Information | Snapshot of available courses and exam preparation.

Licensure Renewal & Continuing Education Requirements

Professional Engineer License By Reciprocity
A person is eligible for licensure by reciprocity if they are currently licensed in another state, territory, or country whose licensure requirements either were equal to those in effect in Pennsylvania at the time of initial registration or are now substantially equivalent to those in effect in Pennsylvania.

Licensure Verification
You can verify if a person is licensed on the PA Department of State website.

The State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists regulates the practice, licensure, and registration of engineers, land surveyors and geologists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to safeguard life, health, and property and promote the general welfare.

For questions on your professional license, contact the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists directly at:

P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Phone: (717) 783-7049
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